Many Writers are Seen as Proven, Powerful Entrepreneurs

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As an entrepreneur, I think I’ve been in denial about a little thing called stress, for years. Perhaps “ignorance” is more accurate than “denial,” though. It’s just that I always thought of “stress” as something suffered by working moms, high powered lawyers, and people in the midst of divorce. As for me: I’m self employed, … Read moreMany Writers are Seen as Proven, Powerful Entrepreneurs

Brilliant Author is Thrilled with New, Confidential Biographer

I want to commend my client Larry Vaughn for getting out there and making sure his book gets into the public eye. Larry’s memoir, Business Cards and Shoe Leather, is all about how cooperation, not competition, brings out the best in every business. Larry walks the walk, too, as he is eager to bring everyone … Read moreBrilliant Author is Thrilled with New, Confidential Biographer

Breathtaking New Memoir! It Shows Dyslexia Behind the Scenes

Hey folks! I’m excited to announce the release of a new memoir by Pangloss Press: Business Cards and Shoe Leather, by Larry Vaughn, with me, Ruby Peru. This touching memoir is about dyslexia, the cooperative mindset, and running an ethical business. Business Cards and Shoe Leather is a great example of the kind of work … Read moreBreathtaking New Memoir! It Shows Dyslexia Behind the Scenes

My Destiny: Ghostwriting for Disorganized People

It has recently come to my attention that some would-be authors out there need a ghostwriter because they’re disorganized. You might have a great writing style and engaging ideas, but writing a full-length book is a daunting task. Don’t despair! Science now says disorganized people are more creative! So, let’s talk about how ghostwriting for … Read moreMy Destiny: Ghostwriting for Disorganized People

I Started a Controversial New Writer’s Group I Love

I’ve finally done it. Bitten the proverbial bullet. Made myself a “leader” of a “writer’s group.” It’s a group where we practice creativity, which  is, after all, a skill. Honestly, I stay away from writer’s groups as a rule because … who was it that said, “I’d never join a group that would have me … Read moreI Started a Controversial New Writer’s Group I Love

How to Write Dry Humor from the Heart

For writers and readers who have peeked at my memoir ghostwriting page, you know that I make the bold claim that I can write “funny.” So, I guess it’s time I talk about how humor works in writing, specifically dry humor. Humor is, of course, different in the minds of different people. Some folks love … Read moreHow to Write Dry Humor from the Heart

How to Get Ripped Off Ten Ways Before Breakfast

First thing I do, I walk off the plane, and it’s two a.m. in New Delhi. I occurs to me I might have picked a flight with a more convenient arrival time. India’s confusing enough in the daytime, but what the hell. I’m wide awake and feeling brave, so I change $1000 at a booth that … Read moreHow to Get Ripped Off Ten Ways Before Breakfast

Getting to the Heart of your Powerful Life Story

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It’s great when ghostwriting clients can find memoir themes that reach beyond their own lives and have something to say to the community at large. This is where you get to ask: What has my life been about? What have I learned? It all starts with finding a great memoir theme. Finding memoir themes is … Read moreGetting to the Heart of your Powerful Life Story

Behind the Scenes with Successful Dyslexics

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A healthy percentage of the ghostwriting clients I’ve had have been successful dyslexics. These are some of my favorite clients to work with. They tend to have fascinating ideas, interesting life stories, and a lot of compassion in their hearts. Adult illiteracy is common among successful dyslexics To become financially secure as an illiterate adult … Read moreBehind the Scenes with Successful Dyslexics

Alert: Chautauqua Park is Boulder’s Big Little Scandal

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I went to Boulder, Colorado for a friend’s wedding, which I was afraid was going to make me depressed–not because she’s all happily married and I’m not. (No thanks! Blech!) but because I’d be forced to make small talk with people I don’t know, which typically makes me feel like a badly programmed robot destined … Read moreAlert: Chautauqua Park is Boulder’s Big Little Scandal

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